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John YoungTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1971-1977 MLB Years: 1971-1971
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Positions1B-1Position when Drafted1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJohn Thomas Young
Born DateFebruary 9,1949 [70.253]PlaceLos Angeles,California
High SchoolMount Carmel (Los Angeles,CA)
CollegeFullerton College (Fullerton,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Detroit Tigers [Team Picks] in the 1st round (16th overall) of the 1969 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Cincinnati Reds [Team Picks] in the 27th round (518th overall) of the 1967 Amateur Entry Draft
MLB DebutSeptember 9,1971 [22.212]
OrganizationsDET [1] SLN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID20027Retrosheet IDyounj101MLBAM ID124703
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed27Power69Contact58XBH83RBIs56Runs62Hitting31Durability48Team.527Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
1971Detroit TigersALMLBdet411b2224121001000000000.500.500.7501.250314.500.250.250.5590.
1977Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-2812243065101241105634606621200.235.330.365.69515735495.
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter24121001000000000.500.500.7501.250314.500.250.250.0000.
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12243065101241105634606621200.235.330.365.69515735495.
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12243065101241105634606621200.235.330.365.69515735495.
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter24121001000000000.500.500.7501.250314.500.250.250.0000.
Average MLB - Per 162 games16232481162810081000000000.500.500.7501.25024381324.500.250.250.0000.
Average Minor - Per 162 games16257186134321137445808831300.235.330.365.69520846657.

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
1971Detroit TigersALMLBdet221B1--7---771.0007.00------250.00.6
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--7---771.0007.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1971Detroit TigersALMLBdet22--1--------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
1978Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet29Minor League Instructor1628676.53113.55Ralph Houk
1979Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet30Scout1618576.52818.05Sparky Anderson,Les Moss,Dick Tracewski
1980Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet31Scout1628478.51919.04Sparky Anderson
1981Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet32Director of Scouting1096049.5502.04Sparky Anderson
1984San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn35Scout1629270.568--1Dick WilliamsLost World Series (Tigers)
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca36Scout1629171.562--1Dick HowserWon World Series (Cardinals)
1985Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex36Scout1616299.38528.57Bobby Valentine,Doug Rader
1986Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex37Scout1628775.5375.02Bobby Valentine
1987Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex38Scout1627587.46310.06Bobby Valentine
1988Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex39Scout1617091.43533.56Bobby Valentine
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
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* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1974-12-09TradeTraded by Tigers to Cardinals for Ike Brookens. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2019 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.